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Dharma Talks
2016-04-23 Evening Talk: Between Now and Neverland - Mindfulness: Myth, Practice and Transmission 1:25:48
  Akincano Marc Weber
Dedicated to the inquiry into notions that embed the practice of mind-ful-ness — the concepts and metaphors of awareness, attention, nowness, concentration will be examined. A number of exercises help to re-contextualise mindfulness in practical ways in the light of early Buddhist psychology and contemporary approaches to meditation.
New York Insight Meditation Center

2016-04-23 Might there be another way? 42:41
Reflections on Viveka. -- Withdrawal and simplification, subduing longing and stress with regard to the world. Grounding gathering, cultivation of samadhi.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center An Integrated Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat

2016-04-21 Sacred Activism Part 5: The Seven Laws of Sacred Practice 61:56
  James Baraz
Andrew Harvey's seven mystical laws that both define what sacred activism is and shape its mysterious power and success in the world.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2016-04-21 Daily Life Jhana 38:21
  Ajahn Sucitto
People often have the idea that one practices “concentration” to achieve “special meditative states of mind” called jhana, but Ajahn Sucitto points out that in fact jhana is a daily life practice of absorbing into the wholesomeness of nature that leads to the embodiment of samadhi – a unified state of the heart. This talk was offered on April 21, 2016 at Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery.
Abhayagiri Monastery

2016-04-20 Transforming the Judgmental Mind 1 - An Introduction 61:57
  Donald Rothberg
We examine the nature of the judgmental mind, its relationship to discernment, the importance of working with the judgmental mind, and some practical ways to begin transforming the judgmental mind.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2016-04-18 Grief, Love and Groundlessness 53:49
  Matthew Brensilver
Audio recording of the Monday night class on April 18, 2016 with Matthew Brensilver.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2016-04-17 Reflecting on Metta 56:15
  Mark Nunberg
Common Ground Meditation Center

2016-04-15 Nowness Wholeness Allness Oneness 62:38
  Rick Hanson
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Evolving Together: Mindfulness, Meditation and Modern Science Retreat

2016-04-15 Big Sky Guided Meditation 48:33
  Wes Nisker
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Evolving Together: Mindfulness, Meditation and Modern Science Retreat

2016-04-14 Sacred Activism Part 4: Holding a Vision 54:31
  James Baraz
Besides learning how to work with various emotions and reactions that come up in response to various events, it's important to hold an inspiring vision of possibilities so that we are motivated to work toward that desired outcome. Dharma concepts such as Clear Comprehension of Purpose can be applied to help us create an inspiring vision. Joanna Macy's Active Hope and Andrew Harvey's outline of current positive developments that give one hope are included.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

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